The most beautiful places in Scotland

The Most Beautiful Places in Scotland
Rachel Summers

Scotland is home to some of the most stunning and breath-taking locations within the UK and will definitely not disappoint any passing visitor. We have created a list of some of Scotland’s most beautiful places and locations that you simply must visit whilst in the country.

Edinburgh

We are going to start off with one of the most popular destinations in Scotland; Edinburgh. You simply cannot create a list about Scotland’s most beautiful places without featuring Edinburgh. Edinburgh is home to Edinburgh Castle and contains the famous Royal Mile. If you are lucky enough to visit the city, the amazing picturesque city skylines will not disappoint any traveller and the town has often been called “olde worldly” as well as “gothic” which you can imagine what beautiful sights a place like that has to offer.

Edinburgh, being the capital city, is a place for almost every type of traveller. Whether you are in the city for business, partying, relaxing or a romantic break then you will find things within the city that suit all of your holiday or visiting needs.

Loch Ness

Popular for camping, Loch Ness is a simply stunning area that is surrounded by mountains, villages and the ruins of Urquhart Castle. Loch Ness goes on for around 23 miles so is very popular for those who are wanting to escape into the peace and quiet. Loch Ness is the perfect place to pitch a tent and have a romantic, quiet getaway for a long weekend.

While visiting, be sure to keep an eye out for Nessie! Will you be one of the lucky few to spot her during your stay?

Fairy Pools – Skye

The name by itself shows off just how magical the place is to visit. Fairy Pools, which is located in Skye, features waterfalls that have been carved through rock that runs down into the vividly turquoise pool beneath. It truly is an enchanting, magical place that will not disappoint and will live up to its name.

Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis is one of the most well-known places in Scotland and for very good reason. Once you have hiked all the way to the peak of Ben Nevis your reward is the spectacular, breath-taking views that oversee the amazing Grampian Mountains. Although, Ben Nevis certainly is not for the faint hearted as it is the highest mountaintop in the whole of the UK.

Edinburgh Castle

While visiting Edinburgh you cannot go home before going visit Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh Castle, which overlooks the city, is the singularly most popular (paid) tourist attraction in Scotland. As you walk around the Castle you will come across exhibits such as the Stone of Destiny and the Crown Jewels.

Finnich Glen

Finnich Glen is one of the most stunning places you could visit whilst you are in Scotland. The vivid green moss covers all of the walls which offers a beautiful stage for the water that flows across the red sandstone which resembles the look of a river filled with blood – an unquestionably beautiful and yet strange sight to behold.

Discovering More in Scotland

There are far too many places within Scotland to name on this single list alone, but if you are wanting to do further research into places you would love to visit then websites such as Metro and Huffington Post are great for discovering further lists. I’m sure that you will find many more places in Scotland that you would love to have on your itinerary – perhaps a second and third visit should be on the cards to fit them all in!

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